Festivals & Events

Front Range Rally Loveland beer festival LOGO 2013
Dining, Festivals, May

Featured Festival: Front Range Rally, beer & food truck fest in Loveland

A new beer festival rolls into Northern Colorado this May, and the unique feature at this event will be food trucks. The brainchild of the guys at Grimm Brothers Brewhouse and my favorite beer blogger, Dave of Fermentedly Challenged, Front ... [ Read More ]
Governor's Invitational Art Show Logo
Festivals, May

Featured Festival: Governor’s Invitational Art Show & Sale & Opening Night Gala

I have always surrounded myself with artists; my mother is an artist, many of my friends are artists and I even married an artist. That’s why I think the Governor’s Invitational Art Show & Sale is so important. It brings ... [ Read More ]
Old fashion record player
April, Festivals, Music

Featured Festival: Denver Record Collectors Expo

Nothing moves us quite like music. If you are anything like me, music is one of the most powerful memory triggers. While certain tunes take me back to college or high school, other songs take me back to a ... [ Read More ]
April, Festivals, Music

Featured Festival: KRFC Birthday Bash

It’s hard to believe, but I’ve been on the radio at KRFC 88.9 FM for over a year and a half now. They came to me during the summer of 2011, asking if I’d be interested in doing a community ... [ Read More ]
St. Pats Fort Collins parade picture
Festivals, March

Featured Festival: Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Full disclosure: As a redhead with an Irish grandmother, I’m a big fan of St. Patrick’s Day. BIG. Last year I finally attended the Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Fort Collins, Colorado, and it’s a heck of ... [ Read More ]
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HeidiTown Gives Back: Disabled Resource Service (DRS), Fort Collins, Colorado

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time to introduce the recipient of HeidiTown Gives Back. Each month a different Colorado-based charity is picked to receive free ad space on HeidiTown.com and a blog post about ... [ Read More ]
NED WOMEN Frozen Dead Guy Days

Featured Festival: Frozen Dead Guy Days, March 8-10, 2013 (Nederland, Colorado)

All photos courtesy of Frozen Dead Guy Days. Photos by Barbara Lawlor. Behold the Frozen! Frozen Dead Guy Days is hardly a secret anymore. In just 12 years they’ve managed to put this fest on the map. It’s been written ... [ Read More ]
Skijoring in Leadville at Crystal Carnival
Festivals, March

Featured Festival: Leadville Ski Joring Weekend (Leadville, Colorado, March 2-3, 2013)

Skijoring competition during in Leadville, Colorado. Photo by Steve Sunday. (www.sundayphotography.com) One of my favorite memories is waking up to six inches of fresh snow on my birthday, October 10, 2007. We were staying in Leadville, Colorado the highest town ... [ Read More ]
sled dog
February, Festivals

Featured Festival: Grand Park Dog Days of Winter (Feb. 16-17, 2013 in Winter Park, CO)

I’ve been a fan of dog sled racing since I was just a little girl. Growing up in the far northern reaches of Washington State – let’s face it, it was practically Canada – there were quite a few Alaska ... [ Read More ]
Grand Lake Winter Festival poster alice in Winterland
February, Festivals

Featured Festival: Grand Lake Winter Carnival (Feb. 2, 2013)

Next weekend, we’ll be heading down the rabbit’s hole and it will lead us to the Grand Lake Winter Carnival. I love small town festivals. There’s just something so real and so special about a town coming together to enjoy ... [ Read More ]